Utah

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Registration Status:

Licensure

Effective Date:

May 1, 2002

Exemptions:

See Law 58-1 and 58-76

ASBOG® Membership:

Member Board

Update:

 

State Contact:

Stephen Duncombe

Title:

Bureau Manager
  UT Department of Commerce
  Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Address:

P. O. Box 146741, 160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT  84114-6741

Phone/Fax:

(801) 530-6628 (801) 530-6511

E-mail

doplbureau5@utah.gov

Web site

www.dopl.utah.gov

Board Composition:

Four geologists and one public member

Requirements:

Education: Minimum of Bachelor's degree
Experience: Minimum of five years
Examination: ASBOG®, required after Jan. 1, 2004. Exam waived based on experience.
First ASBOG® Examination: March 2004
Continuing Education: No

Grandfathering:

ASBOG® PG and FG examinations required after January 1, 2004.

Cooperative Licensure - (Comity/Reciprocity):

Yes

Registrant count:

PGs:

855

GITs:

Information updated::

February 1, 2016

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Vermont

Registration Status:

No registration, certification, or definition requirement exists.

Effective Date:

Exemptions:

ASBOG® Membership:

No

Update:

No changes reported.

State Contact:

Laurence R. Becker

Title:

Director/State Geologist

Address:

Vermont Geological Survey
Division of Geology and Mineral Resources
1 National Life Drive, Davis 2
Montpelier, VT  05602-3902

Phone/Fax:

(802) 522-5165 (802) 241-4585

E-mail

laurence.becker@state.vt.us

Web site

http://www.anr.state.vt.us/dec/geo

Board Composition:

Requirements:

Education:
Experience:
Examination:
Continuing Education:

Grandfathering:

Cooperative Licensure - (Comity/Reciprocity):

Registrant count:

PGs:

GITs:

Information updated::

November 1, 2014

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Virginia

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Registration Status:

Title Regulation

Effective Date:

1981

Exemptions:

Voluntary certification, therefore no registration/certification requirements.

ASBOG® Membership:

Member Board

Update:

State Contact:

Kate Nosbisch

Title:

Executive Director

Address:

Virginia Board for Professional Soil Scientists, Wetland Professionals and Geologists
Perimeter Center, Suite 400
9960 Mayland Drive
Richmond, VA  23233-1463

Phone/Fax:

(804) 367-8514 (866) 465-6206

E-mail

geology@dpor.virginia.gov

Web site

http://www.dpor.virginia.gov

Board Composition:

Three licensed professional soil scientists, three certified professional wetland delineators, three geologists, three citizen members and the State Geologist shall serve as and ex-officio member.

Requirements:

Education: Hold a Baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in geology, engineering geology, geological engineering or a related geological science. In the absence of one of the aforementioned degrees, each applicant shall provide evidence of the satisfactory completion of 30 semester hours (or the equivalent) of geological science courses, including, but not limited to, the following subjects: stratigraphy, structural geology, mineralogy, paleontology, petrology, geomorphology, and field geology. At least 12 of the 30 semester hours must have been completed in four of the seven listed subjects.
Experience: Must have at least seven years of geological work which shall include either a minimum of five years of geological work under the supervision of a qualified or certified professional geologist, or a minimum of three years of experience in responsible charge of geologic work.  The adequacy of the position and the required supervision and experience shall be determined by the Board.  Each year of full-time undergraduate study shall count as one-half year of experience, up to a maximum of two years, and each year of full-time graduate study shall count as one year of experience, up to a maximum of three years.  Credit for undergraduate and graduate study shall in no case exceed a total of four years toward meeting the seven-year experience requirement.
Examination: ASBOG®
First ASBOG® Examination: April 1998
Continuing Education: No

Grandfathering:

No

Cooperative Licensure - (Comity/Reciprocity):

No

Registrant count:

PGs:

888 GITs

Information updated::

February 1, 2016

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